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Spyridia hypnoides var. disticha (Børgesen) G.W.Lawson & D.M.John

Publication details
Spyridia hypnoides var. disticha (Børgesen) G.W.Lawson & D.M.John 1982: 300, pl. 47: figs 1-3

Published in: Lawson, G.W. & John, D.M. (1982). The marine algae and coastal environment of tropical west Africa. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 70: 1-455.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Spyridia is Spyridia filamentosa (Wulfen) Harvey.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Spyridia aculeata var. disticha Børgesen

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), resembling the mosses, specifically the genus Hypnum (Neal 1993).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources
(as Spyridia hypnoides var. disticha (Børgesen) G.W.Lawson & D.M.John)
Western Atlantic: Trop. & Subtrop. W. Atlantic (Wynne 2017).

South America: Colombia (Díaz-Pulido & Díaz-Ruíz 2003).

Africa: Ghana (Smith, Smith & Nii Yemoh Annang 2015).

Key references
Dawes, C.J. & Mathieson, A.C. (2008). The seaweeds of Florida. pp. [i]- viii, [1]-591, [592], pls I-LI. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida.

Wynne, M.J. (2005). A check-list of benthic marine algae of the tropical and subtropical western Atlantic: second revision. Beihefte zur Nova Hedwigia 129: 1-152.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 18 July 2019.

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